SAEMA User Training – a simpler way to achieve safety at height

          SAEMA – Specialist Access Engineering & Maintenance Association – is proud to announce the launch of SAEMA User Training. This is a brand new and unique way for those who work at height to be assessed on their technical understanding of the processes and equipment involved. As a result, a […]

AIF Submits Official Representation to HM Treasury’s Comprehensive Spending Review

The AIF has this week submitted an official representation to HM Treasury as part of the Comprehensive Spending Review. The Comprehensive Spending Review is the process in which the Government allocates funding to all government departments. Our submission calls on the Government to introduce enhanced reporting without additional financial or administrative burden for Government, the […]

‘Be Safe, Don’t Fall, Stay Alive!’

AS THE lockdown eases and people begin returning to work, the No Falls Foundation is urging workers to ‘Be Safe, Don’t Fall, Stay Alive!’ Dedicated to preventing falls from height and helping people affected by the life-changing consequences of a fall, the charity – supported by the AIF – is keen to ensure that height safety […]

COVID-19 Guidance

As we are all aware, unprecedented measures are being implemented across the globe to prevent the further outbreak and spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). This makes it a very challenging time all round for businesses and individuals as we do everything within our power to ensure the health and safety of our staff, our customers and […]


The 2019 FASET Award winners were unveiled at the trade body’s successful, new-look, new venue AGM event last week – at the stunning Tewkesbury Park in the Cotswolds on Thursday 28th November. The FASET award winners and highly commended – independently judged by Jo-Anne Michael of the Construction Sector Safety Unit (Health & Safety), Gary Walpole of […]

AIF Conference set to shape the work at height agenda

A TOTAL of 13 speakers will address the Access Industry Forum’s (AIF’s) second national conference Working at height: Access for life on Thursday, 14 November 2019 at the A J Bell Stadium, Salford. They will talk about the issues and topics set to shape the future of access and height safety in a sector which […]

UK MEWP hire members ‘level up’ to IPAF Rental+ standard

All rental/hire members of the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) in the UK have “levelled up” to the IPAF Rental+ minimum standard, which assures people seeking to hire mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) that an IPAF member company will confirm to the highest industry standards of safety and professionalism.  As part of the upgrade to […]

New FASET film goes live

FASET has launched a new marketing film aimed at boosting awareness of the UK trade body for safety netting and temporary safety systems in construction and its 40+ members.  To watch the fast paced, engaging and highly informative 2-minute film click here.